The University of Montana

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Technical report #19/2008

Shaping the Future of Mathematics Education

**Lyn D. English**

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

**Bharath Sriraman**

The University of Montana

**Abstract**

Chapter 1. Why a book on shaping the future of mathematics education?

Chapter 2 Crossroads in current theories of mathematical thinking and learning.

Chapter 3. The critical role of theory and philosophy in conceptualizing and conducting research.

Chapter 4. The impact of cultural, social, and political forces on theory development in mathematical thinking and learning.

Chapter 5. Neuroscience and mathematical thinking and learning.

Chapter 6. Design science paradigms for learning and teaching mathematics from a European perspective.

Chapter 7. Design science paradigms for learning and teaching mathematics (from a U.S perspective).

Chapter 8 Comparative perspectives on mathematical modeling. This chapter will address the different perspectives on math modeling from Europe and the US.

Chapter 9. Mathematical modeling and its application to the solution of cross-disciplinary problems.

Chapter 10. Concluding chapter that summarizes the key ideas presented in the book and recommends directions for future development.

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